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Over 50? Dating? Find a partner with us today!

It’s easy to get the feeling that as an older single you’re one of the few. But this is certainly not so – in the UK there are more and more wanting to start dating again over 50. EliteSingles can introduce you to like-minded singles with long-term potential.
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If a long break means you've been out of the 'dating game' for a while you might feel like you don't know where to begin when it comes to finding love. But, you are definitely not alone and we have plenty of people aged 50+ on our platform and all over the UK looking for the same thing: a happy long-term relationship with someone that suits both their lifestyle and personality. 

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Taking your love life online

For those of us who grew up without the internet the concept of looking online for love may, at first, seem somewhat unnatural. Nowadays however, it is the easiest way to find a compatible partner. As our partner psychologist Sam Owen puts it: "as we get older and our children have flown the nest, we can have fewer people in our social network which can increase our feelings of loneliness". One way to expand your social circle is through over 50 dating online, and with 1 in 3 of our members aged 50+ EliteSingles is a great place to start. 

We pride ourselves on providing a safe, secure and easy-to-use environment where you can meet new people. Whether you're looking for love or companionship our smart matching system combines a personality test along with your personal search criteria to help you find that someone special.

READ MORE: Interested in meeting local singles? With EliteSingles you can be introduced to singles close to home. For more information, take a look at our regional dating pages: Scotland, Wales, London, Manchester, Essex, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Kent, Isle of Wight and Liverpool. Plus many more cities to be found on our UK dating page.

Are you ready to start your online dating journey? Why not register now? Alternatively, read on for more tips about over 50 dating with EliteSingles. 

Further advice:

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Lose your inhibitions

Finding the person who suits you is far more achievable than many people think. The key here is to think positive. It's never too late to find someone special. Here are a few things that will help you even further:

First, be honest in the personality test, our test is based on the Five Factor Model theory of personality traits and enables us to deliver up to 7 compatible matches to you per day, in line with your personal search criteria. Second, spend a little bit of time on your dating profile. Don't rush through it, after all you want to present the best version of yourself to catch our members' interests. And third, lose your inhibitions, don't look back at your younger self and be disuaded from dating now. With over 50 dating the pool of interesting, successful and like minded others is large and still growing. So dive in and have fun!

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Don't talk about divorce

If you're thinking of trying online dating because you've been through a divorce and want to find someone new, it's important you try to avoid bringing any baggage into a new relationship.

It's crucial to be forward-thinking, upbeat and focused on the new people you meet - if you are dating after divorce, sharing your past relationship problems especially early on, is not a good idea and may only serve to push people away in the long term. Also bear in mind, that many singles over 50 are not necessarily looking for romance in the traditional sense. According to a study by the American Association of Retired Persons in 2003,1 companionship is the main motivation behind senior singles looking online. So it's okay to start slow, meet lots of interesting people and, perhaps, romance will also blossom along the way.

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Safe, secure and reliable

At EliteSingles we take your love life seriously. As such we provide intelligent match-making technology as well as a safe and secure online environment in which to date online. 

Our dedicated customer care team manually reviews all profiles to ensure our users are genuine, we also won't send you matches for users who are inactive, so you don't waste time making contact with people who are no longer looking. Should you need any support of help at any stage of your online dating journey the team is there to provide support. So why not get started today? With almost a third of all Premium Members on our site aged over 50, you'll be in good company.